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A pretty pickle, truly, thought I; abed here in a strange house in the broad day, with a cannibal and a tomahawk
Perkins have but now exchanged congratulations on the children being abed, and they still linger on a door-step over a few parting words.
At eleven o'clock at night, when most of the ship's company were abed, four of us stole softly ashore in a small boat, a clouded moon favoring the enterprise, and started two and two, and far apart, over a low hill, intending to go clear around the Piraeus, out of the range of its police.
As for Little John, he lay abed, snoring lustily, till the sun was high in the heavens.
I take trouble, not like others who lie abed or waste their time on foolishness while I don't sleep of nights.
Even if he so desired, he could not lie abed this very day.
I remember how she saved and scraped for him, and how he always lay abed till ten o'clock.
Time for my girl to be abed, else she won't be up early, and I'm full of jolly plans for to-morrow.
I worked every day, including Sunday, and I looked far ahead to my one day off at the end of a month, resolved to lie abed all that day and just sleep and rest up.
We can imagine to ourselves the silence of the house, when all the Puritan household had been long abed.
There are not many men who lie abed too late, or oversleep themselves, on their wedding morning.
Here or in other taverns with fewer friends he spent most of his nights, talking and drinking incredible quantities of tea, and going home in the small hours to lie abed until noon.
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